E.J. Hradek's Calder Watch returns for the 2010-11 season with five candidates to be the NHL's top rookie. From the get-go, Hradek gives the nod to a player with a little playoff experience: Canadiens D P.K. Subban.
With the NHL draft wrapped, E.J. Hradek considers some winners and losers, as well as things he saw -- a subtle hallway conversation between two execs, for example -- plus looking ahead to Thursday and free agency, specifically the goalie market.
You could count the free-falling duo of Cam Fowler and Emerson Etem among Day 1's less-forunate players, but by picking them late in the draft the Anaheim Ducks emerged big winners. Here's a look at the other winners and losers on Day 1 at the draft.